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16th Annual Deering Seafood Festival

April 10, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami,FL33157United States
Non-Member Price: $7-30

The beloved community event will move to April 2022, and the foundation will host safer, less-crowded and more upscale dining events in fall 2021

As the Delta variant continues to spread and the Miami-Dade community faces an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases, The Deering Estate Foundation has made the difficult decision to cancel the 16th Annual Deering Seafood Festival on Sunday, October 24, 2021 and move ahead with previously-scheduled plans for the next iteration of the festival on Sunday, April 10, 2022.

Since 1989, The Deering Estate Foundation has hosted renowned signature events, like the Deering Seafood Festival, to invite the South Florida community to engage with the historic Deering Estate, learn about the importance of environmental conservation and participate in a year-long calendar of fun-filled cultural, educational, and recreational experiences. Unfortunately, with the ongoing pandemic, the foundation recognizes that hosting large-scale events ultimately puts the community at risk. Anticipating 8,000 attendees, The Deering Estate Foundation’s decision to cancel the October 24th, 2021 festival is a testament to its passion for this community, and its unwavering commitment to the health and safety of all attendees, sponsors, vendors, volunteers, staff and South Florida residents who could be affected.

“While the Deering Seafood Festival is one of our most anticipated annual events, our concern for our neighbors who have been so good to the Deering Estate and supported the festival over the years is greater,” says Nina Zanella, Executive Director of The Deering Estate Foundation. “We know the April festival will be bigger and better than ever, and we are incredibly grateful to have generous sponsors, vendors and Board members who have been so gracious and understanding throughout the pandemic. In the meantime, we look forward to hosting guests at smaller events, like Chef’s Table on the Bay and Mistletoe & Martinis, where we can implement and monitor CDC guidelines to ensure a fun, safe celebration for all.”

Tickets already purchased for the October 2021 festival will be accepted for admission to the Deering Seafood Festival in April 2022. Those who have purchased tickets but are unable to attend in April can contact The Deering Estate Foundation at 305-235-1668 (press 3, then ext. 263) for a refund.

The Deering Estate Foundation looks forward to welcoming families of all ages to experience the fresh seafood, chef demos, live entertainment and kid’s activities at the award-winning Deering Seafood Festival next spring.

We also urge our residents to wear masks around large crowds of people and particularly around those who are unvaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status. For more information, please visit the Miami Dade County Covid-19 website. You can also review the latest COVID-19 updates before visiting the Estate.

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April 10, 2022
Sunday10:00 am - Sunday6:00 pm
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Deering Estate 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami,FL33157United States
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Phone: 305-235-1668 Website: View Venue Website


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